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Supply Chain Manager-Domestic CRP at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Mansfield, Massachusetts





Job Description:


Careers that Change Lives

You will be a key member of Medtronic's Supply Chain team. Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions. SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

As the Manager, Continuous Replenishment Planning (CRP) organization, you will be customer focused providing leadership to a team of skilled CRP Planners. You will assist in the design and implementation of world class planning and replenishment processes to achieve objectives for service, inventory management, and operating goals. You will work closely with Medtronic's top USA distributor partners to manage their inventory replenishment needs based on provided forecasts as well as our Distributor Operations, Finance, and Distribution Center Operations teams to meet shared goals.

You will:


  • Assist in developing and the implementation of integrated logistics strategies.

  • Deliver operational results for both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Deliver best-in-class customer service.

  • Implement and maintain practices that utilize system capabilities to balances freight, inventory and service

  • Build and maintain a high performance organization (staffing, training, coaching, motivating).

  • Drive for cross-functional continuous improvement in systems and supply chain activities from forecasting, warehousing, transportation, inventory management, replenishment ordering, and our customer's receipt of goods.

  • Professionally manage Medtronic's partnership with our significant domestic customers.

  • Ensure operational efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of the CRP team.

  • Identify and advocate for necessary training and tools to achieve a world class team.

  • I dentify and take action on opportunities, issues, and problems in a changing environment.

  • Travel: Less than 10%

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience


Nice to Have


  • 5+ years in Supply Chain, Logistics, Distribution or Customer Service

  • 3+ years in managing staff

  • Planning and inventory management experience

  • Customer service experience

  • Knowledge of distribution, logistics, warehousing and transportation in a highly regulated industry

  • Experience in MRP and ERP systems including JDA Manugistics, JDEdwards E1, SAP (APO, ECC)

  • Demonstrated use of Microsoft Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Ability to cultivate an environment focused on customer satisfaction, through building productive external and internal relationships

  • Experience with hands-on utilization of current supply chain software applications and systems

  • Strong project planning and management capabilities

  • Strong communication skills with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate with business stakeholders

  • Knowledge of finance, DC operations, sales, marketing, customer service, and distributor relation functions

  • APICS certification

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)